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Arrest in Islington stabbing investigation

News   •  Feb 16, 2017 19:23 GMT

Detectives in Islington investigating a stabbing have made an arrest.

The 17-year-old male was arrested on Thursday, 16 February on suspicion of attempted murder - he remains in custody at a north London police station.

An investigation was launched after police were called on 01:15hrs on Wednesday, 15 February to Pentonville Road, N1 to reports that a man had been stabbed.

Officers attended and found a 27-year-old with a stab wound to his groin.

London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance attended the scene.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Next of kin have been informed.

The victim is believed to have been stabbed in the street near York Way and then walked to the McDonalds restaurant where he collapsed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Islington CID on 0208 345 0296 or call police on 101. You can contact police via Twitter @MetCC.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you do not want to give your name.